Overcoming the Darkness:  Shining the light on Mental Illness, Trauma and Suicide in the Community

​We offer a wide variety of events to host in your community to raise awareness and understanding about issues surrounding mental health, de-escalating someone who has a mental health disorder or is in crisis, and suicide awareness. The majority of the courses below are Certified Programs and are for audiences and key professions, including: primary care professionals, employers and business leaders, faith communities, school personnel and educators, nursing home staff, mental health authorities, state policymakers, volunteers, young people, families and the general public.

Overcoming The Darkness® does not dispense medical advice; therefore, the information on this site should not be interpreted as such. This is a training, educational and informational site which includes facts and opinions from published and original sources.  Overcoming The Darkness® LLC Copyright 2020.  All rights reserved

If you or someone you care about is thinking about suicide, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)